DFL Resources for Local Party Units
Precinct Caucus Planning Materials
Here you can find digital copies of materials for planning and running Precinct Caucuses.
Local Unit Convention Planning Materials
The DFL Express is as 9-passenger conversion van that can be used for visibility at parades county fairs, picnics and other community events as needed. The DFL Vantastic can be used as a backdrop for political speeches or as a float in parades, among other uses. Soon it will be equipped with an external sound system.
The Jan Rein Call Center contains 23 phone stations for voter contact, volunteer recruitment and fundraising. Predictive dialing software helps volunteers save time and complete more calls. The call center is available for DFL Organizing Units and/or Endorsed candidates. Party leaders can also use the Robo-Call feature to record meeting and event announcements that can be sent to thousands of DFLers free of charge.
Train to Win Program
To ensure that candidates, campaigns, and volunteers are powered up and ready to win, the DFL has put together our “Train to Win” program which offers regular trainings on grassroots organizing, direct voter contact, communications, fundraising and other essential organizational skills. From our Training Summit to regional trainings and monthly training phone calls, we offer many different ways to participate and learn the latest techniques.
Research and Communications
The DFL Communications office provides resources so that our party leaders and candidates can effectively communicate our message. From research on specific issues or elected officials, to daily and weekly talking points through the “In The Know” schedule and clips, and our weekly “DFL Dispatch”, you should have all you need at your fingertips to make sure we are getting our message out far and wide.
Voter File Training
Party units & candidate campaigns use VoteBuilder/VAN to identify voters, recruit and track volunteers, and target communications. The DFL provides in-depth training for beginners and advanced data administrators who are using the VoteBuilder/VAN. Pre-registration is required.
The Multi-Purpose Room is ideal for large gatherings and events from meeting to mailings. The room contains 20 configurable tables and seats up to 60 people.
The Sam Heins and Stacey Mills Executive Conference Room features videoconferencing, a conference phone, a whiteboard, and seating for up to 12 people.